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Supply Chain Assistance Funds from USDA: An Overview for School Meal Program Operators

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March 16, 2022

You are invited to attend an overview of the recently announced $1 billion in Supply Chain Assistance (SCA) funds, presented by Child Nutrition Program staff from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. This important and timely new source of financial relief for school meal program operators is intended to help address recent challenges stemming from supply chain disruptions and economic uncertainty. SCA funds may be used for the purchase of domestic, unprocessed and minimally processed food products to the support the service of school meals to children. Please join us on this webinar to learn more about how these funds will be distributed and what it means for your school nutrition program!

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Gain an understanding of what SCA funds are, why they are being offered, and who is potentially eligible for funds
  2. Learn how SCA funds may be used by school program operators and how expenditures should be documented
  3. Find out where to access additional information, and where to direct further questions

EARNING CEUs
SNA CEUs: 1.0
Key Area 2000: Operations
Key Topi 2400: Purchasing/Procurement


Thank you USDA for partnering with us on this webinar!


Contributors

  • Cindy Long

    Administrator
    USDA - FNS
    Alexandria, VA

  • Kevin Maskornick

    Branch Chief
    Operational Support
    Child Nutrition Programs, USDA/FNS

  • Meghan Mack

    Team Lead
    School Programs Monitoring Branch
    Child Nutrition Programs, USDA/FNS

  • Mike Rizzo

    Team Lead
    Operational Support Branch
    Child Nutrition Programs, USDA/FNS

  • Breana Ostrander

    Program Analyst
    Operational Support Branch
    Child Nutrition Programs, USDA/FNS

March 16, 2022
Wed 3:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 15M

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